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Before World War II, motor racing was a sponsored sport throughout the United States. It wasn't until the founding of NASCAR in 1948 by Bill France that a national organized auto racing league was available. NASCAR became the more important form of auto racing in the South, with its largest base found in North Carolina and Florida.
This article examines the study by economist Robinson Newcomb on African-American business enterprises in the U.S. South in the 1920s. Newcomb's study met with resistance from white academics and civic leaders. His work at the Institute for Research in Social Science at the University of North Carolina is also discussed.